• 1970 - Fraser Civic Chorus was dedicated to providing the citizens of Fraser the opportunity to present beautiful vocal music to the community under the direction of Howard C. Richards.

  • 1989 - the group incorporated as a non-profit organization and became the Fraser Chorale, Inc. under the direction of Pasquale Pascaretti.

  • 1995 - the group became the Metropolitan Detroit Chorale, Inc. For over 35 years the Metropolitan Detroit Chorale has contributed to the musical enrichment of citizens in the area. With Pasquale Pascaretti, the chorale has performed such masterworks as the Bach Magnificat, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Mozart's Requiem, Rutter's Gloria and Vivaldi's Gloria.

  • 2001 - The Chorale participated in the Requiem in Carnegie Hall under the direction of John Rutter.

  • 2003 - The Chorale participated with Rutter in Mass of the Children.

  • 2006 - The Chorale presented the Michigan premiere of The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins.

  • 2007 - The Chorale presented the Midwest premiere of Requiem by Karl Jenkins.

  • 2007 - Members of the Chorale made a third appearance at Carnegie Hall to sing Handel's Messiah under the direction of John Rutter.

  • 2009 - The Chorale presented the Midwest premiere of Stabat Mater by Karl Jenkins.

  • 2009 - The Chorale is honored in its 40th Anniversary year by a Proclamation from the City of Fraser, Michigan.

  • 2010 - The Chorale received a Special Tribute from the State of Michigan in honor of its 40th Anniversary season.

  • 2010 - The Metropolitan Detroit Chorale was selected as a semi-finalist in the national American Prize in Choral Performance.

  • 2013 - The Metropolitan Detroit Chorale and Bellini Opera Theater collaborate to present Viva Verdi! opera concert for the 200th Anniversary of composer Giuseppe Verdi.

  • 2013 - Members of the Chorale traveled to Washington, D. C. and Gettysburg as part of the National Festival of the States and the 150th Commemoration of the American Civil War. Concerts were held in Washington, D. C. and at the Basilica of St. Elizabeth Anne Seaton near Gettysburg. Members also participate in the laying of a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • 2014 - The Metropolitan Detroit Chorale kicks off its 45th Anniversary year with an invitation from the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts to present Handel's Messiah as part of the Macomb Center's 2014-2015 season.

  • 2016 - The Chorale traveled to the Cross in the Woods for a very special performance of Rutter's Feel the Spirit.

  • 2017 - The Metropolitan Detroit Chorale performs Gabriel Faure's Requiem for the first time.

  • 2017 – The Chorale joined with The Detroit Chamber Winds Brass Ensemble and also with the Royal Oak Concert Band for two separate Christmas concerts.

  • 2018 –Chorale, collaborated with Warren Concert Band, for its Winds and Voices Rejoice concert.

  • 2018 – The Chorale was invited by the Macomb Center to present Messiah.

  • 2018 – The Chorale joined Distinguished Concerts International at Carnegie Hall in New York to sing Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 (Choral Symphony) and Beethoven’s Fantasia in C minor, Op. 80 (“Choral Fantasy”).

  • 2019 – The Chorale & Royal Oak Symphony presented Jubilate Deo by Dan Forrest.

  • 2019 – The Chorale in partnership with Mount Clemens Rotary presented Cabaret ‘n Cuisine at the historic Emerald Theatre in Mount Clemens.

  • 2019 – 2020 – The Chorale celebrated its 50th Anniversary Season beginning with its December concert presenting Lux: The Dawn from On High by Dan Forrest at the Emerald Theatre.

  • 2020 – The Chorale’s spring performances were cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic shut-down.

  • 2021 – The Chorale resumed rehearsals in September with a small chorus and presented a Christmas concert featuring Pinkham’s Christmas Cantata (Sinfonia Sacra) accompanied by Macomb Brassworks and a special presentation of recorder music by Melodies of Metro Detroit Recorders.

  • 2022 -  The Chorale’s Masterworks concert  In Memory and Hope featured Requiem by John Rutter.  A candle-lighting ceremony followed by the singing of  A Ukrainian Prayer by John Rutter closed the program.  Funds were raised for Ukrainian Relief through donations received.